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Tango0102 Jun 2020 10:33 p.m. PST

… the International Brigades to the War Children

"Eighty years ago, the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) created a world sensation. As the first victim of the war, truth was replaced by myth. The Crusade, the fight between democracy and fascism, the solidarity of the people, and the first chapter of World War II were some of these myths still taught and believed. Not only Europe, but the rest of the world even U.S. public opinion accepted a part of these myths believing that Franco was a new crusader and that the so-called Loyalists fought for freedom. But history is different from myths, and our speaker will present the real history rather than good propaganda…"
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MacColla03 Jun 2020 7:08 a.m. PST

You too can go to an up-coming lecture on 9 September 2015!

SBminisguy03 Jun 2020 8:13 a.m. PST

Well, be interesting to see "real" the real history is since for the most part the myth of the noble Fascist Nationalists has been replaced by the myth of the noble Communist Republicans…

Tango0103 Jun 2020 12:32 p.m. PST



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